Western Bhutan, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Western Bhutan, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Western Bhutan, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Western Bhutan, Bhutan

Based on the climate and weather in Western Bhutan, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Western Bhutan, Bhutan by month

January

January in Western Bhutan is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

February

If you vacation in Western Bhutan during February, you are likely to find that it is mild.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

March

March here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

April in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

May

If you go to Western Bhutan in May, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

June

If you go to Western Bhutan in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

July

If you are traveling to Western Bhutan in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

August

August in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

September in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

October

If you go to Western Bhutan in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you are traveling to Western Bhutan in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

December

If you go to Western Bhutan in December, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Western Bhutan, Bhutan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western Bhutan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Western Bhutan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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